City Life

Epic answers (well, answers some) questions

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

The Future of Madison's 'Epiconomy'

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?

Are we really missing the 'drama' of an in-person convention anyway?

Other than a memorable run-in with Don King and Rudy Giuliani at a past convention, WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross won't miss much about an in-person event as the DNC goes digital this year.

Other than a memorable run-in with Don King and Rudy Giuliani at a past convention, WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross won't miss much about an in-person event as the DNC goes digital this year.

FoodChain works to make local sourcing easy

FoodChain arrives to connect growers and buyers, then is acquired by the Dohmen Co. Foundation.

FoodChain arrives to connect growers and buyers, then is acquired by the Dohmen Co. Foundation.

The long run for Jill Karofsky

Jill Karofsky’s successful race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was the result of determination — hers and that of voters.

Jill Karofsky’s successful race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was the result of determination — hers and that of voters.

Twisted Grounds offers coffee and community amid pandemic

The shop’s high ceilings, wing-back chairs and relaxed sitting area gives it the cozy feeling the owner hoped to create. 

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, owner Abby Padlock said she was impressed by strong community support for her new small business, Twisted Grounds.

Meet five young Black leaders emerging in Madison

Through art, demonstrations, fundraising, poetry and otherwise, young Black leaders are making their voices heard

Through art, demonstrations, fundraising, poetry and otherwise, young Black leaders are emerging in Madison.

Timeline of protests in Madison

George Floyd's death on May 25 sparked protests in a number of U.S. cities.

George Floyd's death on May 25 sparked protests in a number of U.S. cities. Find a documented timeline of events in Madison.

GALLERY: Madison mobilizes

A look at some of the events that happened in the city at the end of May through the end of June.

A look at some of the events that happened in the city at the end of May through the end of June.

Meet this political power couple

Madison couple Brita Olsen and Fred Ludwig have forged their own careers in politics for more than 12 years.

Madison couple Brita Olsen and Fred Ludwig have forged their own careers in politics for more than 12 years.

MMSD builds a network to celebrate and connect alumni

The Madison Metropolitan School District and its foundation do much more outside (and beyond) the classroom.

The Madison Metropolitan School District and its foundation do much more outside (and beyond) the classroom.